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Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a...

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel

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Filipino fishing boat sunk by suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea A Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 fishermen sank after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea, ratcheting up tensions in the disputed area....
19:13, 06/14/2019

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino fishermen as the boat sank in the disputed South China Sea....
16:26, 06/13/2019

China denies its vessel intentionally hit Filipino boat MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippines but denies the collision was intentional. The Philippines has filed a d...
08:39, 06/15/2019

Sinking of Philippine Boat Puts South China Sea Back at Issue The Philippines accuses a Chinese fishing vessel of intentionally ramming the vessel in the disputed waterway, and the government is demanding action from China....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking vessel A total of 85 migrants were rescued from the sinking wooden boat off the coast of Malta. The Mediterranean island has been allowing more migrants on its shores in response to pressure from Italy....
13:00, 05/11/2019

At least 50 dead after sinking of migrant boat off Tunisia, says UN Vessel capsizes 40 miles off coast, with fishing boats rescuing some survivorsAt least 50 people have drowned after a migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast, the United Nations migration agency has said.The state-run Tu...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Hungary needs extended search for 21 missing in boat sinking Hungarian authorities have predicted an extended search for the 21 people still missing after a boat with South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the Danube River in Budapest...
22:26, 05/31/2019

30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lake KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard th...
22:52, 05/26/2019

Survivors from Honduras fishing boat sinking tell of fears Some of the 58 survivors of the sinking of a Honduran fishing boat that claimed at least 27 lives have returned to port, saying they had feared they also were going to perish when the vessel went down in the Caribbean before dawn...
03:39, 07/05/2019

2 more indicted in Missouri duck boat sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. The US attorney’s office says the Branson operation’s general manager, 36-year-old...
07:26, 06/21/2019

Boat sinking in Hungary leaves seven dead, at least 20 missing Seven passengers died — and at least 20 were missing — when a Hungarian sightseeing boat sank early Thursday on the Danube River in Budapest. The vessel was carrying 32 South Korean passengers and two crew members on a “routine city sight...
07:13, 05/30/2019

2 more duck boat workers indicted in sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. The U.S. attorney’s office says the Branson operation’s general m...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Survivors of Budapest boat sinking recall chaotic moments SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Survivors of a South Korean tour boat sinking in Budapest say they were taking photos or preparing to disembark when they were thrown into waters after another ship rammed their boat. The sightseeing boat carrying 33 South K...
10:13, 05/31/2019

Durterte calls for calm over Chinese sinking of fishing boat The Philippine president has called for calm amid an outcry after a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat, which sank and put 22 fishermen in danger in the disputed South China Sea....
16:52, 06/17/2019

Duterte calls for calm over Chinese sinking of fishing boat The Philippine president has called the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat that was hit by a Chinese vessel in the disputed South China Sea “a little maritime accident” and urged calm amid an outcry...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Philippine official seeks strong protest over boat sinking MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine defense chief will recommend Manila file a strongly worded diplomatic protest after a fishing boat was hit in the disputed South China Sea by a suspected Chinese vessel that abandoned the 22 Filipino fisherme...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Two bodies confirmed as South Koreans in Hungary boat sinking Two bodies retrieved from the Danube River were identified as South Koreans missing in last week's deadly sinking of a sightseeing boat in Hungary, Seoul's foreign ministry said Tuesday....
21:39, 06/04/2019

Captain of vessel in Danube boat collision had previous accident: prosecutors The captain of a cruise liner involved in a fatal collision with a pleasure boat on the River Danube in Budapest last week had captained a boat that was in an accident in the Netherlands in April, Hungarian prosecutors said on Thursday....
18:26, 06/06/2019

South Korea: Emphasis should be on identifying those responsible for Hungary boat sinking Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday stressed the need to "thoroughly" identify those responsible for last week's boat sinking in Hungary that left 26 South Koreans dead or missing....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Captain of migrant vessel arrested, accused of trying to sink police boat She could face 10 years in prison if convicted of attacking a police boat. The Vessel carrying the migrants was operated by German charity Sea-Watch, which conducts civil search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean. The non profit says they wer...
07:26, 06/30/2019

Carnival cruise ship reverses course, rescues man from sinking boat near Cozumel, Mexico Carnival Paradise came to the rescue of a Mexican national whose boat was sinking in nearby waters — reversing course to bring him onboard.        ...
05:52, 05/22/2019

Aerial video captures dive-boat engulfed in flames before sinking off Southern California coast The U.S. Coast Guard released aerial footage Tuesday of the early morning boat fire that left 34 dead after likely being trapped while sleeping below deck anchored off the Southern California coast on Labor Day....
08:52, 09/04/2019

10-Year-Old Snatched From Boat, Eaten By Crocodile In Philippines A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday....
16:39, 08/14/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
12:52, 06/08/2019

Captain suspected of failing to help in Budapest boat crash that killed 28 The captain of the Viking Sigyn cruise ship involved in a crash on the Danube River that killed 28 people is back in police custody.       ...
07:00, 07/30/2019

Safety deficiencies suspected in California boat fire after preliminary investigation: report A preliminary investigation into a Southern California dive boat fire that killed 34 people off the coast of Santa Barbara is raising concerns over safety flaws on the vessel, according to a report Thursday....
13:13, 09/06/2019

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Suspected cocaine smugglers spotted throwing large bags from high-speed boat Suspected cocaine smugglers were seen throwing large bags from a high-speed boat in international waters near the West Coast.        ...
21:52, 07/26/2019

Iran seizes boat with Filipino crew suspected of smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf Iran seized a tugboat and detained its 12 Filipino crew members on suspicion of smuggling diesel fuel in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported Saturday....
21:39, 09/07/2019

US Warship Nearly Collided with Russian Vessel Near China: Reports Russia's Pacific Fleet on Friday accused a U.S. warship of nearly causing a collision with a Russian military vessel in the East China Sea due to what it called dangerous manoeuvring, Russian news......
16:13, 06/07/2019

China slams US warship for 'provocative' transit through South China Sea, calling it 'maritime hegemony' China hit back at the U.S. on Wednesday after a Navy warship sailed near disputed islands China has claimed as its own in the South China Sea, calling the action “provocative” and a sign of “maritime hegemony.” ...
01:52, 08/30/2019

China tells Philippines it won’t recognize ruling on sea row Chinese President Xi Jinping told his Philippine counterpart that Beijing will not recognize an international arbitration ruling that has invalidated most of China’s claims to virtually the entire South China Sea...
04:52, 08/31/2019

China's Xi says 'bigger step' possible in offshore oil, gas development with Philippines Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can "properly" handle their dispute over sovereignty....
02:39, 08/30/2019

Tropical storm threatens Philippines, China, Vietnam A tropical storm in the Philippine Sea will unleash flooding rainfall and elevate the risk of mudslides across the northern Philippines into early Wednesday....
00:26, 08/28/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a band of insurgents....
19:39, 05/10/2019

Philippines' Duterte defends China gambit in annual address Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a spirited defense of his relationship with China on Monday, insisting that his refusal to challenge its maritime assertiveness was not capitulation, but an avoidance of conflict....
16:13, 07/22/2019

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China, as his decision not to push Beijing over the incident prompts condemnation from critics who say he...
22:00, 07/12/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea, where China is flexing its muscle....
07:13, 05/10/2019

China's Xi sees bigger role for joint development of offshore oil, gas with Philippines Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty....
07:39, 08/30/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Saturday....
06:39, 06/22/2019

Philippines to allow China-backed telco to build towers on military bases The Philippine military agreed on Wednesday to allow a new cellphone network powered by a Chinese state telecoms giant to install communications equipment on its army bases, despite concerns among some lawmakers about possible espionage....
22:39, 09/11/2019

Philippines mulls tourists for Thitu, bolstering South China Sea claims The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea, part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the world's most contested islands....
11:13, 07/23/2019

China's Xi sees bigger role for joint energy exploration with Philippines Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty....
10:52, 08/30/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in the waterway claimed by China, the U.S. Navy sa...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
11:13, 06/01/2019

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution....
03:13, 05/26/2019

How an AI in China helped nab a suspected murderer – with a face scan We’ve read plenty of stories of how AI can be horrible, but it can also be surprisingly useful. According to a report by the South China Morning Post, a person accused of murder was caught by an AI after he tried to scan his dead girlfriend’s face to...
10:00, 08/23/2019

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missing BEIJING (AP) — A boat carrying passengers across a river capsized in southwestern China, killing at least 10 people. Twelve divers were among personnel working at the scene Friday. Eight people were still missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported. The...
08:13, 05/24/2019

18 dead, 14 missing after super typhoon slams China At least 18 people have been killed in China after a powerful super typhoon slammed into the country’s Zhejiang province. Another 14 people were missing, Reuters reported. The deaths were caused by landslides triggered by the storm. Typhoon Lek...
19:52, 08/10/2019

Trump slams China on trade, says won't lose to Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China over its trade practices, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce as tension escalated following his weekend threat to hike tariffs....
23:26, 05/06/2019

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Chamber of Commerce slams new Trump tariffs on China The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade federation, slammed President Trump's announcement that he would enact tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, arguing that it would "undermine" the U.S. economy....
22:13, 08/03/2019

Trump slams China on trade, says not going to lose to Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China on trade, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce....
14:13, 05/06/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the economic heavyweights clash over trade....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
02:26, 06/12/2019

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
12:39, 08/15/2019

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
06:39, 06/21/2019

US-China Trade War Worsens, Trump Slams "Unfair Trading Relationship" The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening to engulf the global economy....
02:00, 08/24/2019

President Donald Trump slams China as U.S. begins new trade talks The United States and China resumed trade negotiations Tuesday in Shanghai, for the first talks away from the capital cities of Washington and Beijing....
03:52, 07/31/2019

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and inaccurate" comments made by Beijing regarding the UK's role in ongoing Hong Kong protests....
11:39, 07/04/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Joe Biden for downplaying China's economic threat to the US Sen. Bernie Sanders has tried to set himself apart from former Vice President Joe Biden on free trade issues in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary....
17:26, 05/02/2019

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
23:52, 07/03/2019

Shashi Tharoor Slams Pakistan, China; Terms Kashmir Peace "Artificial" Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Monday sought to put Pakistan and China on the mat over Kashmir issue, but at the same time he termed the peace in Valley as "artificial."...
08:13, 08/13/2019

Pep Guardiola slams 'false' criticism Manchester City is in China to 'win wallets' – video Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has hit back at the 'false' suggestion that the club had disrespected China on their pre-season tour.As the team left for Hong Kong, an article was published by the state-run news agency Xinhua accusing the Engli...
21:13, 07/23/2019

7 Dead, 21 Missing As Boat Capsizes After Hitting Cruise Boat In Hungary Seven South Korean tourists died and 21 others were missing after a sightseeing boat capsized and sank on the Danube in Budapest, Hungarian and South Korean officials said Thursday....
10:13, 05/30/2019

White House slams China's 'highly dubious' infrastructure project as Bolton warns Ukraine EXCLUSIVE: The White House shot back at China and its multibillion-dollar global infrastructure project known as the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) this week, saying any outcomes would be "highly dubious" and other countries should be wary of working w...
07:39, 08/29/2019

Boat owner describes saving distressed crew members after Santa Cruz Island boat fire It was unclear Monday afternoon why the commercial scuba diving vessel caught fire as it carried passengers near Santa Barbara, California.        ...
05:13, 09/03/2019

Budapest boat crash: Survivors describe how they were powerless to help other passengers after boat capsized 'in an instant' Survivors of the fatal boat crash in Budapest have described how they were powerless to help their fellow passengers after the vessel capsized "in an instant" in the stormy waters....
11:52, 05/31/2019

11 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to excessive groundwater pumping. Venice is sinking at a ...
16:26, 08/28/2019

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to excessive groundwater pumping. Venice is sinking at a ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Rob Lowe pays tribute after California boat fire, says he's been on same boat 'many times' Rob Lowe is paying tribute to the victims of the California boat fire, saying he's been on the same boat "many times" before.        ...
21:13, 09/03/2019

Indonesia's capital city isn't the only one sinking Indonesia announced Monday that the country would be relocating their capital city, because Jakarta is sinking into the Java Sea. But it's not the only city at risk. Here are others that are sinking as well....
14:00, 08/27/2019

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often don't chime....
21:00, 07/01/2019

The ship is sinking in the Bottom Ten-nessee After an 0-2 start, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt searched for an analogy and came up with ... the Titanic. It's safe to say things aren't going well in Knoxville....
08:39, 09/12/2019

FX sinking its teeth into a second season of What We Do In The Shadows FX’s TV adaptation of Taika Watiti’s What We Do In The Shadows has proven itself to be a fresh, hilarious spin on the original film, with Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, and Mark Proksch ably stepping in as a gaggle of bumbling, power-hu...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Company says it was told duck boats were OK before sinking BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — An entertainment company that owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer is disputing that an independent inspector told it that its vehicles did not comply with a government standard. Steve Paul says Ripley Entert...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not be allowed to step foot in Italy. The rescue ship instead thanked "the Italian people who defend solidarity."...
04:39, 05/20/2019

‘We’re a divided kingdom now’: UK sinking into Brexit gloom According to a major new poll from BritainThinks, 69% of Britons are feeling pessimistic about the state of national unityIf Britain were a car it would be a Bentley, says Lorraine Beerman. Grand, impressive, prestigious. A split rumbles within the r...
07:26, 06/16/2019

Blame Brexit for Carnival's Sinking Shares Cruise operator Carnival Corp. was the worst performer in the S&P 500 on Thursday as the company’s financial results were hit by Brexit and other political decisions....
09:52, 06/21/2019

Mayawati Continues Attack On PM, Says "Ship Is Sinking" Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address back-to-back rallies in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Punjab days before the final phase of polling is held in these states....
08:13, 05/14/2019

Indonesia to remove 'burden' from sinking Jakarta with new capital Indonesia is moving its capital from the polluted, overcrowded and sinking city of Jakarta to a sparsely populated region on the island of Borneo, famous for its rainforests and orangutans....
13:13, 08/27/2019

Indonesia to move capital from ‘sinking, polluted’ Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s president announced Monday that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, known for rainforests and orang...
12:00, 08/27/2019

Italy blocks own coastguard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coastguard ship carrying two rescued groups....
21:13, 07/26/2019

North Korea describes US impounding of vessel as 'robbery' North Korea has reacted sternly to last week's announcement that one of its cargo ships had been seized by the US. The seizure was described as "robbery" and against the spirit of recent top-level summits....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Jakarta’s Giant Seawall Is Useless if the City Keeps Sinking If Indonesia's capital can’t find a way to hydrate its people without overexploiting groundwater, it’ll keep sinking, pulling that new seawall down with it....
19:26, 07/31/2019

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully unload all supplies and experiments before being packed with anything the crew no longer needs and t...
19:39, 08/08/2019

Manager of Iran-bound UK vessel says cannot contact crew The company that manages the British-registered vessel Stena Impero said it was unable to contact the crew after it was approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter during transit of the Strait of Hormuz....
21:00, 07/19/2019

Italy seizes German rescue vessel Eleonore The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make the German charity workers pay dearly....
18:00, 09/03/2019

US moves to block release of Iranian vessel in Gibraltar Court decision on fate of Grace 1, which was seized by UK Royal Marines, due on ThursdayThe US has applied to seize an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar commandeered by British Royal Marines in the Mediterranean last month, a judge has told a court in Gibr...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Highlights: Zverev through to quarter-finals after sinking Fognini "Alexander Zverev is through to the last eight of the French Open. After going a set down, Zverev rallied and won in four. He will face Novak Djokovic next."...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Iran seizes 'foreign' vessel in Persian Gulf Iran says it has captured an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf and claims it was smuggling fuel to some Arab states. The seizure puts Tehran on a fresh collision course with the West over security in the key shipping route....
14:26, 08/04/2019

Indonesia’s leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall Indonesia’s president says he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall to prevent the low-lying capital of Jakarta from sinking under the sea...
03:39, 07/28/2019

| Dozens of migrants still stuck on vessel in Italy port An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta but Rome has refused to let them disembark until a deal is struck with the EU....
09:26, 07/29/2019

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest days, Leitu Frank feels like she can’t breathe any more. The housewife and mother of five decamps fro...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Italy PM Conte says Salvini must explain why he is sinking government Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that the leader of the ruling League party, Matteo Salvini, must explain to Italians why he wants to bring down the coalition government....
00:00, 08/09/2019

"PM Modi's Government Sinking Ship, Even RSS Has Abandoned It": Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi again and called his government a "sinking ship". She also said the BJP's ideological mentorRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh......
08:13, 05/14/2019

Jakarta’s Giant Sea Wall Is Useless if the City Keeps Sinking If Indonesia's capital can’t find a way to hydrate its people without overexploiting groundwater, it’ll keep sinking, pulling that new sea wall down with it....
14:13, 07/31/2019

Migrants on Italian coastguard vessel Gregoretti to disembark following EU deal After EU countries agreed to share responsibility for the 131 people on board, Italy's Matteo Salvini said he would allow them to disembark. Italian prosecutors had opened an investigation into conditions on board....
20:13, 07/31/2019

Italy blocks own coast guard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coast guard ship carrying rescued migrants....
01:26, 07/27/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports ...
05:00, 08/20/2019

Iran says seized oil tanker in Gulf was an Iraqi vessel: IRNA Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship, the official IRNA news agency reported....
00:00, 08/05/2019

Captain of migrant rescue vessel refuses honor from Paris The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris's highest civilian award, accusing the city of hypocrisy over the treatment of migrants....
08:00, 08/22/2019

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in the Middle East....
12:13, 06/21/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
09:13, 05/18/2019

Indonesia’s Capital Is Sinking, Polluted and Crowded. Its Leader Wants to Build a New One. President Joko Widodo proposed stripping Jakarta of its status as the country’s capital and relocating to the island of Borneo. Construction could begin as early as 2021....
22:52, 08/26/2019

Mortgage rates hold steady despite sinking bond yields Mortgage rates tend to follow the same path as the 10-year Treasury; when yields go down, rates usually follow. Except yields have been plummeting, and mortgage rates haven’t fallen as dramatically....
02:13, 08/30/2019

Iranian tanker set to leave Gibraltar despite US warrant to seize vessel The United States faced an against-the-clock legal battle to re-seize an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff before the vessel's shipping agent said Saturday he would go ahead with the ship's planned departure from Gibraltar on Sunday...
00:13, 08/18/2019

Indian Oil Close To Deal For Panama-Flagged Vessel: Report In December last year, state-owned IOC issued a global tender and offeredshippers a first right of refusal as the nation seeks to boost its shipping industry....
17:13, 07/02/2019

Saudi vessel leaves French coast without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load arms in France left the country's Le Havre port without its cargo of weapons and is now sailing towards Santander in Spain, according to ship tracking data, a local official and a lawyer....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Short Sellers Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down shares....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Ocean Viking charity vessel rescues 109 migrants in Mediterranean The charity vessel's mission continued, as a second operation brought the total number of people rescued to more than 100. The boat is one of many carrying out such missions in the Mediterranean....
04:13, 09/18/2019

2 Indians Rescued From Sinking Iranian Cargo Ship Near Azerbaijan The two Indians on board an Iranian cargo vessel "Shabahang," which sank near the Lankaran port in Baku on Friday, were rescued along with seven of their Iranian crew members, according to the Deputy......
08:39, 07/27/2019

Settlement reached over San Francisco's notorious sinking luxury tower Deal marks end of legal battle between homeowners, 58-storey structure’s developer and neighboring construction projectA tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxury high-rise – the sinking and tilting Millennium T...
04:52, 08/31/2019

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merchant vessel....
19:13, 06/14/2019

Iran tanker release could help free British-flagged vessel The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran's ambassador to the UK has told Sky News....
17:52, 07/31/2019

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
02:13, 07/20/2019

Iranian ship Bavand sets sail from Brazil, second vessel following soon An Iranian ship called Bavand, which had been at the heart of a geopolitical spat between Brasilia and Tehran, set sail from Brazil on Monday after receiving fuel from state-run Petroleo Brasileiro, the port of Paranaguá said....
01:26, 07/30/2019

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
00:52, 05/16/2019

Saudi vessel left Le Havre without arms cargo, en route to Santander A Saudi vessel that had been due to load arms in France left the country's Le Havre port without its arms cargo and is now sailing toward Santander in Spain, according to ship tracking data and comments from a local French official to Reuters....
13:52, 05/10/2019

After Desperate Migrants Jump Ship, Italy Allows Rescue Vessel to Dock A ship carrying more than 80 migrants stranded at sea for nearly three weeks must be allowed to dock in Italy, a prosecutor ordered on Tuesday, ending a crisis that had grown more dire by the day....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Strong Demand for Bank Bonds Allays Fears From Sinking Shares The relatively strong performance of bank bonds is sending an encouraging signal at a time when financial stocks are under pressure from recession fears....
22:52, 08/21/2019

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest incident of Tehran interdicting ships in the volatile Persian Gulf....
20:00, 08/04/2019

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
13:52, 06/08/2019

TABLE-New Arc7 class Arctic vessel heads for Yamal LNG facility A new ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker of the Arc7 class, the Nikolay Yevgenov, is due to arrive this week in Sabetta, the Arctic Russian port of Novatek's Yamal plant, Refinitiv shipping data showed on Monday. The tanker is off th...
16:52, 05/20/2019

North Korea Detains 15 Russian Crew Of Fishing Vessel, Says Embassy North Korea has detained 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Frank Ntilikina provides Knicks hope while sinking Team USA at FIBA World Cup Frank Ntilikina has been a polarizing player since the Knicks selected him No. 8 overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, so much so that the team was shopping him ahead of this year’s draft. Now, the 21-year-old guard is showing he might be able to fulf...
00:39, 09/12/2019

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
07:13, 07/13/2019

Houston Ship Channel reopens to vessel traffic following tanker collision The Houston Ship Channel was reopened with restrictions to shipping on Sunday as emergency officials worked to clear the channel following a collision between a tanker and two barges containing gasoline....
23:26, 05/12/2019

Ivory Coast town sinking underwater as coastal erosion advances The village of Lahou-Kpanda is sinking. In the past 30 years, residents of the once-thriving historic town 140 km southwest of the Ivorian capital Abidjan have seen their prison, hospital and school be subsumed by the waters....
04:39, 09/11/2019

Houston Ship Channel reopens to vessel traffic after tanker collision The Houston Ship Channel was reopened with restrictions to shipping on Sunday as officials worked to recover thousands of gallons of gasoline spilled into the waterway following a collision between a tanker and two barges....
00:13, 05/13/2019

Rights groups try to block Saudi vessel loading French arms Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
20:26, 05/09/2019

The Sinking City review – Lovecraftian detective game has cult appeal PlayStation 4 (version tested), Xbox One, PC; Frogwares/Bigben InteractiveDisturbing moral dilemmas and gruesome beasts abound in a deliciously gothic flooded city Video games have enthusiastically mined the oeuvre of gothic author HP Lovecraft, but ...
11:26, 07/02/2019

Indonesia’s president calls for construction of giant sea wall around sinking Jakarta President Joko Widodo and his government are up against a tight timetable, including a forecast by experts that at the current rate, one-third of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050....
07:39, 07/28/2019

Indonesia names site of capital city to replace sinking Jakarta Choice of Borneo for £27bn project raises fears of forest destruction and pollutionIndonesia has announced plans to move its capital from the climate-threatened megalopolis of Jakarta to the sparsely populated island of Borneo, which is home to some ...
00:52, 08/27/2019

Firm behind San Francisco's notorious sinking tower ordered to compensate residents The 58-story structure has sunk and tilted 18 inches toward the north-west since it was built in 2008A tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxury high-rise – the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower.The deal mark...
06:26, 08/30/2019

Golden Vessel Used In Scythian Drug-Fueled Rituals Is Expected to Sell for $57K At Auction A remarkable tiny golden vessel is going on auction in London. The item comes from the nomadic Scythian culture, who once dominated the Eurasian Steppe in classical times. It is valued at 45,000 GBP or $57,000 and is being sold by Timeline Auctioneer...
04:26, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's Equinor evacuates North Sea platform after collision with supply vessel Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday. The platform was not producing when the collision occurred at 1:55 a.m. on...
10:13, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Houston Ship Channel bottleneck eases after vessel collision -officials A bottleneck of inbound traffic on the Houston Ship Channel eased on Tuesday though one-way travel restrictions remained following a weekend collision between a deep-draft ship and a barge, officials said on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Tehran Denies Trump's Claim That US Naval Vessel Destroyed Iranian Drone Tehran on Friday denied that the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine....
14:00, 07/19/2019

The Sinking City Review: Incredible atmosphere that grips the darkest parts of your mind The Sinking City is an ambitious game that hopes to marry a down to Earth 1920s detective game with a larger, cosmic horror atmosphere. Crafting a setting that feels truly unique in the game world, players are left to explore, snoop and revel in the ...
02:26, 06/26/2019

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concerns that Tehran seized an oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates in the area....
15:52, 07/17/2019

The Sinking City Preview - Sherlock Holmes meets Lovecraft in a dank, dangerous thriller Frogwares' upcoming detective game promises to fuse all the best bits of the Sherlock Holmes games with an unsettling Lovecraftian setting narrative....
11:00, 05/02/2019

‘Substantial,’ expensive repairs of sabotaged Canadian Coast Guard vessel could take years: experts In November 2018, CCGS Corporal McLaren was cut from its moorings at a dockyard in Sambro, N.S., where it was meant to be undergoing a month-long refit....
23:26, 08/14/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
16:13, 07/13/2019

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive c...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Rescue planned for four missing crew found alive on stricken vessel: U.S. Coast Guard Rescue workers on Monday were planning to extract four missing crew members from a South Korean cargo vessel carrying about 4,000 cars to the Middle East that turned on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
21:26, 09/09/2019

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transit hub, a 140-mile connection on a rickety 19-seat plane to a smaller island, an hourlong drive past ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Video shows dramatic jump by Coast Guardsmen onto vessel laden with cocaine: officials The U.S. Coast Guard released dramatic video Thursday of service members jumping onto a moving drug smuggling vessel carrying about 17,000 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $232 million, according to a spokesman with the military b...
17:52, 07/12/2019

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News, as the U.S. Navy released video purp...
05:26, 06/14/2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law.”...
16:26, 07/20/2019

The DOJ is reportedly probing Tyson and other major processors over poultry price-fixing claims — and chicken stocks are sinking (TSN) Scott Olson/Getty Images The US Department of Justice reportedly launched a probe Tuesday into claims over whether major chicken producers like Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride, and Sanderson Farms fixed prices. Tyson shares fell as much as 4.2% after B...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and what do you get? A recipe for disaster, you might think. Yet the Philippines has been simmering nice...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Russian officials in Iran visit Russian members of detained UK vessel Representatives of the Russian embassy in Iran have visited three Russian crew members from the British vessel Stena Impero detained by Iran, the Russian embassy in Tehran said on Saturday....
16:26, 07/27/2019

Eight killed after earthquakes hit Philippines Eight people were killed after back-to-back earthquakes struck the northern Philippines Saturday morning, according to CNN Philippines, citing a disaster official....
02:52, 07/28/2019

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
07:00, 08/07/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
01:26, 09/05/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed supermarket, where rescuers scrambled to find survivors. ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
16:39, 05/11/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long overdue....
06:39, 07/12/2019

Ex-clergyman says US priest in Philippines a known pedophile TALUSTUSAN, Philippines — The American priest’s voice echoed over the phone line, his sharp Midwestern accent softened over the decades by a gentle Filipino lilt. On the other end, recording the call, was a young man battered by shame but anxious to ...
07:26, 09/10/2019

Iran to free 7 crew members of seized British tanker under 'humane policy,' 16 members to stay aboard vessel Iran will free seven of the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in July for violating Iranian laws, a foreign ministry official announced Wednesday....
12:13, 09/05/2019

Iran seizes vessel in Gulf 'for smuggling diesel fuel' amid heightened Saudi tensions Iran's Revolutionary Guards have reportedly seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates....
22:53, 09/16/2019

US woman charged with trying to smuggle baby out of Philippines Jennifer Erin Talbot arrested at Manila airport after allegedly hiding newborn in sling bagAn American woman has been charged with human trafficking for allegedly attempting to smuggle an undocumented six-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden in...
18:52, 09/06/2019

The Government of the Philippines Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while now. And his latest victim is a Ferrari 360 Spider, a true gem of an automobile. Just watch this Ita...
22:52, 07/23/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year....
14:39, 08/02/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest move in a long-running row stoked by threats from Manila's outspoken president....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Philippines Supreme Court upholds ban on same-sex marriage The high court dismissed a petition filed by a 33-year-old gay man seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, because he doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws....
21:26, 09/04/2019

Philippines earthquake leaves at least seven people dead Two strong earthquakes hours apart have hit a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least seven people....
16:26, 07/27/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
07:13, 05/13/2019

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
11:26, 08/07/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Set to Boost Duterte Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte appeared set to strengthen their hold on the Philippines’ Senate as results of mid-term elections dripped in, neutralizing a check on his plans to revive the death penalty and devolve more power to the country’...
19:00, 05/13/2019

At Least Two Dead After Philippines Ferry Catches Fire A ferry in the southern Philippines caught fire early Wednesday, killing at least two passengers while more than a hundred were rescued, according to the country’s Coast Guard. At least 172 people were on board, including 136 passengers and 36 ...
18:26, 08/28/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their land and environment, according to research that puts...
05:52, 07/30/2019

25 Dead After Three Boats Sink Off Philippines Coast The death toll from three boats sinking surged to 25 as rescuers retrieved more bodies from the sea off the central Philippines, officials said Sunday....
20:26, 08/04/2019

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group....
10:39, 06/04/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capital, Manila....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Philippines recalls Canadian ambassador over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck a little later....
07:26, 07/27/2019

Philippines: At least 7 dead, 31 rescued after boats capsize The Philippine coast guard says at least seven people died and 31 others were rescued when three ferry boats separately capsized in bad weather between two central island provinces...
16:13, 08/03/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
17:26, 07/13/2019

Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified A Philippine general says authorities have identified as a Filipino militant one of two suicide attackers who set off bombs that killed five people and the bombers in a southern army camp...
08:13, 07/02/2019

Philippines' Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case ignored Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea, if it sets aside an international arbitral award that went against Beijing....
08:52, 09/11/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police, and rights groups think the number is much higher....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of sedition and libel....
17:52, 07/19/2019

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least eight people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside for their safety....
16:26, 07/27/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
02:13, 07/05/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
09:39, 07/18/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has made good on a threat by President Rodrigo Duterte and put 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transp...
04:13, 05/31/2019

Who let the villains out? Philippines crime-busting president red-faced The early release of hundreds of convicted rapists, murderers and drug criminals has acutely embarrassed Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, with his justice minister saying they were ineligible to be freed because of the severity of their crimes....
11:39, 09/11/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War II, the Defense Department announced Friday....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big wins for his candidates, and resounding public endorsement of his controversial rule....
13:39, 05/14/2019

American held in Philippines for trying to smuggle baby out of airport An American woman is facing human trafficking and kidnapping charges in the Philippines, authorities said, after she was caught trying to smuggle a newborn baby out of Manila's main airport on a flight bound for the United States....
06:52, 09/06/2019

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almost certainly won a senate seat in the country’s mi...
12:39, 05/14/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo DuterteR...
16:39, 05/31/2019

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
18:39, 07/15/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Canada’s shore....
16:52, 05/08/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
16:26, 07/02/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
19:39, 05/31/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
22:00, 07/13/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
12:39, 05/31/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s resurgence in other parts of the globe....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
10:26, 05/31/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
09:52, 05/31/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
14:13, 07/13/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
09:52, 05/13/2019

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killings in the context of the so-called war on drugs" in the Philippines....
10:26, 06/07/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
22:13, 06/06/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:39, 05/23/2019

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines's Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their own hands....
16:13, 08/14/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
07:39, 07/12/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, rocket fire and airstrikes...
08:26, 05/01/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
10:13, 07/10/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, a...
15:26, 05/23/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
07:39, 05/11/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of an armed conflict....
02:00, 06/30/2019

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attacks on an army camp in the volatile south by two militants, whose identities remain unknown. Interior...
10:13, 06/29/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
05:13, 07/12/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
06:52, 06/01/2019

'Supernatural': For Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, end of 15-year run's still sinking in 'Supernatural' stars Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, castmates and producers celebrated the show's upcoming 15th and final season at a panel Sunday.        ...
23:26, 08/05/2019

American charged with human trafficking after trying to carry baby out of Philippines in a bag Jennifer Erin Talbot arrested at Manila airport after hiding six-day-old baby in a sling bagA US woman who attempted to carry a six-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila’s airport and charged with h...
08:52, 09/06/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
14:39, 06/07/2019

Ohio woman arrested with baby hidden in bag at Philippines airport Officials say Jennifer Erin Talbot, from Ohio, was intercepted at the boarding gate by airline personnel.        ...
23:39, 09/05/2019

Eight Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early Saturday while many were still asleep, local officials said....
08:39, 07/27/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine President Duterte has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
15:26, 08/19/2019

Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asian lawmakers' group this week called a pattern of......
09:39, 06/28/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that her lawyer described as "polit...
04:00, 07/09/2019

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much higher....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic dispute....
01:13, 05/08/2019

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for the illness....
16:39, 07/15/2019

Slave to sachets: How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash....
09:39, 09/03/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philippines’s restive south, which Islamic State claimed ...
17:52, 06/29/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
13:52, 05/31/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
11:52, 05/16/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
08:13, 05/08/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating his power and popularity and paving the way for the ...
21:39, 05/22/2019

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte....
08:13, 05/31/2019

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the first outbreak of the virus detected in the world's 10th largest pork consumer....
15:26, 09/09/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
17:26, 06/08/2019

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. The agency said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III made the declaration to improve the r...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diplomatic furor between Ottawa and Manila....
01:39, 06/30/2019

US woman held in Philippines after airport staff find baby in her bag An American woman is in custody in the Philippines after she allegedly tried to fly out of the country with a baby in her hand luggage, local authorities said....
10:00, 09/04/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
21:26, 07/01/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
02:52, 07/13/2019

Police in the Philippines Investigating 8chan and Its Owner Following El Paso Shooting After a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart on Saturday killing 22, and a manifesto posted online believed to be written by the shooter exalted previous mass shootings and referenced the “Hispanic invasion of Texas,” the link between real-world ...
20:26, 08/08/2019

Philippines gives thumbs up to Duterte as loyalists dominate mid-term vote Allies of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have dominated a mid-term Senate election according to unofficial results on Tuesday, indicating growing support for the maverick leader and broad public endorsement of his controversial rule....
09:13, 05/14/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyo...
08:13, 07/08/2019

Philippines culls 7,000 pigs in outbreak of African swine fever Infected pigs found in two towns near capital Manila, as country becomes latest to be hit by diseaseThe Philippines has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from Slovakia...
13:00, 09/09/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
12:52, 05/23/2019

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, said mango ...
09:00, 06/10/2019

9 Killed As Air-Ambulance Plane Crashes At Resort Area In Philippines Nine people were killed when an air-ambulance plane crashed at a resort area near the Philippine capital on Sunday, sparking a fierce blaze and sending terrified locals fleeing, authorities said....
11:52, 09/02/2019

Rodrigo Duterte hopes to gain control of Senate in Philippines mid-terms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with critics of the government fearing president’s grip on power will tightenFilipinos have started voting in midterm polls that are being seen as a crucial referendum on Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal c...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco-homebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd, two sources familiar w...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Philippines: US rights volunteer branded 'enemy of state' shot outside home Brandon Lee, dubbed an ‘enemy of the state’ on social media, is in a critical condition after the shooting in northern Ifugao provinceAn American human rights volunteer tagged an “enemy of the state” on social media in the Philippines has been shot f...
09:13, 08/08/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
20:00, 07/06/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
02:26, 06/23/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:13, 05/31/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs, unorthodox styl...
05:26, 05/13/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The ...
08:52, 07/12/2019

Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded to what was largely seen as a referendum on the controversial leader's first three years in office ...
09:52, 05/15/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a three-year-old girl in a police drug operation as col...
16:26, 07/05/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
14:26, 07/18/2019

Dead pigs in Philippines test positive for African swine fever Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the first outbreak of the virus detected in the Southeast Asian country....
08:39, 09/09/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite cybersecurity worries from Western nations....
01:26, 06/21/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
22:00, 06/29/2019

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel trial against the editor of Rappler, a Philippine news site critical of the regime of President Rodrigo ...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and ...
02:39, 05/23/2019

Philippines' Jollibee buying Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in overseas expansion Jollibee Foods Corp , Philippines' largest food service network operator, is buying U.S. brand Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) for $100 million as part of an expansion outside its home market....
13:00, 07/24/2019

Police Launch 8chan Probe in Philippines, Where Owner, Founder Live Police in the Philippines said they had opened an investigation into 8chan, an online message board whose American owner lives in the country, following allegations that the site’s no-exceptions embrace of free speech has made it a platform for far-r...
17:13, 08/08/2019

Calls for justice, intervention as Philippines buries drug war's youngest known victim One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a meter long. On the dirt floor beneath it lies a pair of tiny pink slippers....
10:52, 07/10/2019

8 Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Islands In Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when a series of earthquakes struck islands in the far northern Philippines early Saturday, terrifying locals and sparking an urgent search of collapsed......
08:39, 07/27/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures....
22:13, 07/12/2019

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to reduce the country's dependence on coal....
15:52, 07/25/2019

U.S. Woman Arrested in Philippines Airport After 6-Day-Old Baby Found Hidden Inside Bag (MANILA, Philippines) — An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila’s airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday. They sai...
17:13, 09/06/2019

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
05:52, 06/14/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being......
18:39, 05/31/2019

American Volunteer Branded ‘Enemy of State’ and Shot Outside His Home in the Philippines An American human rights volunteer is reportedly in critical condition after he was shot four times in the Philippines. Brandon Lee, 37, was attacked outside his home in Ifugao province in the northern Philippines on Tuesday after he was called an &#...
15:39, 08/08/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for victory in midterm polls, according to unofficial ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
11:13, 05/08/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June after a fruitful harvest has left the country with a surplus that would otherwise rot....
20:39, 06/11/2019

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been reported since January alone. ...
08:13, 08/07/2019

Husband, wife who underwent deradicalization program behind bombing of Philippines cathedral: police An Indonesian husband and wife who had taken part of a government-sponsored deradicalization program are believed to be the masterminds behind a suicide bombing of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines earlier this year that killed m...
21:52, 07/24/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump the tons of trash on the North American country's beaches....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said in a new report....
19:00, 07/08/2019

Broken promise: Philippines Duterte vetoes bill on short-term contracts Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vetoed a measure that would have ended companies' practice of hiring workers on short-term contracts, his spokesman said on Friday, reneging on a campaign promise that helped put him in office....
12:00, 07/26/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
20:00, 05/30/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the formal creation of an autonomous region....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a political comeback after fleeing the country 30 years ago....
01:13, 07/04/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman sai...
19:52, 05/22/2019

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; fellow travellers in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of people. ...
20:13, 06/28/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allies leading by a large margin, indicating that domestic support for his administration remains strong ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Ohio woman charged after carrying newborn in luggage at Philippines airport as new details emerge An American woman who tried flying out of the Philippines with a 6-day-old baby hidden inside her carry-on bag was intercepted just before boarding a plane and has been charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday....
22:39, 09/05/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippin...
21:26, 06/07/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination aga...
03:26, 07/13/2019

The bizarre life of 8chan owner Jim Watkins, the middle-age veteran who decamped to the Philippines and runs a pig farm YouTube/The Goldwater Over the weekend, 22 people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. A manifesto said to be from the shooting suspect appeared beforehand on an anonymous web fo...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
20:00, 05/22/2019

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or law” and must cease immediately, said a statement issued by a group of her fellow experts on Wednes...
16:52, 05/01/2019

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get worse.Read more......
09:00, 08/07/2019

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such content should remain online — and protect the firms’ reputations....
07:13, 07/25/2019

Suspected subway menace is out on bail thanks to his mom Alleged subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson was sprung from the Tombs early Saturday morning, records show. Thompson’s mother had been working late into Friday night to raise the necessary funds to free her 23-year-old son from Manhattan Detention ...
22:13, 05/25/2019

Why we should be worried about the suspected WhatsApp hackers For most people, most of the time, hacks are like natural disasters. They arise, seemingly out of nowhere, then die down, leaving devastation in their wake....
18:00, 05/14/2019

California mother suspected of killing 2 daughters California authorities say they believe an infant girl and her teenage sister found dead at home were intentionally killed by their mother, who is unresponsive in a hospital. (Aug. 21)        ...
16:52, 08/22/2019

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area.       ...
03:39, 07/02/2019

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles, its second such launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Russia investigated disappearance of suspected US spy as possible murder Oleg Smolenkov hadn’t been seen after he went on holiday in 2017, but Russian authorities concluded he had fled abroadThe CIA Russian spy drama currently gripping Washington has taken a new turn as Russian media reported that a suspected US mole insi...
03:00, 09/11/2019

K-Pop singer Samuel’s dad’s suspected killer arrested The man suspected of killing K-Pop star Samuel’s father Jose Arredondo was busted in Mexico on Monday night, authorities said. The suspect was only identified as Roberto N. as per local laws, according to KGET-TV, but officials also released hi...
05:52, 07/31/2019

One dead after suspected knife attack near Lyon A 19-year-old man has died and nine people have been left injured after a suspected knife attack in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon, French police have said....
03:26, 09/01/2019

What We Know About the Canadian Teenage Fugitives Suspected in Three Murders A Canada-wide search is underway for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, teens suspected of multiple murders in British Columbia, now thought to be in Manitoba....
19:13, 07/25/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Former Uber Employee Says 'Safe Rides Fee' Was the Rip-Off You Always Suspected Uber has, across its 10-year history, been the subject of any number of public scandals—from workplace sexual harassment and data privacy to labor strikes and myriad other controversies. But thanks to a forthcoming book on the beleaguered company, em...
09:39, 08/24/2019

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's northeast....
02:26, 05/26/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about the health risks of the devices....
05:13, 08/23/2019

Two men suspected of releasing CS gas on London tube train Passengers treated for coughing and shortness of breath at Oxford Circus stationPolice are looking for two male suspects after gas was released in a tube train carriage in central London.A number of people were treated at the scene by paramedics at O...
16:00, 07/20/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and that 10 houses were searched in total....
01:52, 07/31/2019

Suspected mastermind in Ortiz shooting arrested Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
06:39, 06/29/2019

OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. According to OVPD, the suspects ripped cellphones out of their box and dumped the boxes in the trash befo...
07:39, 05/24/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Delta pilot suspected of drinking arrested CNN – An airline pilot in Minnesota was arrested after reportedly showing up to work drunk. Officials say Gabriel Schroeder was taken off a fully boarded Delta Airlines flight at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Tuesday. He allegedl...
19:52, 07/31/2019

| Six suspected jihadists killed in Egypt: ministry Six suspected jihadists have been killed in a shootout with police near the Bahariya oasis southwest of the Egyptian capital, the interior ministry says....
00:26, 09/07/2019

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic Pechier was already being investigated for nine deaths....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Christchurch man arrested over suspected explosive device A 33-year-old man in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has been arrested after a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition was found at a vacant property, police said....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry report published by the World Health Organization on Thursday....
12:39, 07/18/2019

12 Suspected Rohingya Arrested In Mizoram: Report A total of 12 suspected Rohingyas from Bangladesh were arrested in Mizoram for entering the state without valid travel documents, a police officer said today....
10:26, 05/06/2019

Suspected spy for UAE held in Turkey committed suicide One of two detainees held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide in prison, a justice ministry official said on Monday....
09:50, 04/29/2019

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
19:26, 06/06/2019

Man in custody in connection with suspected serial killings Even with a man in custody in connection with the suspected serial killings of three women in Detroit, the city is taking precautions to prevent more attacks....
22:00, 06/09/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
14:39, 04/29/2019

US to share name of Saudi suspected of aiding 9/11 attackers The Justice Department decided Thursday that it would reveal a key new development in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia for its alleged involvement in the 9/11 attacks - the previously redacted identity of an individual believed to be connected to the S...
03:13, 09/13/2019

Police go to store for suspected shoplifter. Then pay for her groceries. _____ Three New York City police officers were called to a Whole Foods store Thursday after a woman was accused of shoplifting. Instead of arresting her, they paid for the food she had stashed in her bag. Paul Bozymowski, a film and television direct...
07:26, 07/07/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilitie...
22:52, 04/28/2019

UN says suspected cholera cases in Yemen surge to 460,000 The U.N. says over 460,000 suspected cholera cases have been recorded in war-battered Yemen so far this year — a sharp rise from the 380,000 cases for all of 2018...
20:52, 07/08/2019

U.S. Is Bringing Home Suspected ISIS Fighter The U.S. government has taken custody of an American citizen suspected of fighting for Islamic State and is returning him from Syria to stand trial. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently praised Italy for repatriating an Italian foreign fighter....
06:26, 07/19/2019

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
19:26, 06/06/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Eff That Little Album You’re Asking For, Rihanna Is on a Boat With Her Boo and His Fam Rihanna and her billionaire boo Hassan Jameel have gotten an early start on their summer of love, it seems! The pair were recently spotted by photographers off the Amalfi Coast¸—a luxe Italian destination I was first introduced to by another billiona...
05:52, 06/08/2019

Man Nearly Run Over After Jumping out of a Boat Pulling His Car Into the Sea When two-ton automobiles start rolling uncontrollably, the best option is usually to get the heck out of the way. But this guy in Canada did the opposite when his Mitsubishi Outlander started rolling down a boat ramp and into the sea: He jumped right...
21:13, 05/20/2019

I’m really not sure I feel comfortable with them getting on that boat. I’m really not sure I feel comfortable with them getting on that boat. I know Ascot McSmooveingthon makes a pretty compelling case, but I just don’t see a scenario where they leave that Austin A40 Sports and the guy doesn’t end up in the ocean, and t...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Authorities identify 3 bodies linked to suspected killer For more than 30 years, four suspected victims of serial killer Terry Peder Rasmussen remained unidentified — only decomposed bodies found in two barrels....
07:13, 06/07/2019

U.S. SEC freezes assets over suspected insider trading in Anadarko The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday obtained an asset freeze in connection with suspected insider trading in Anadarko Petroleum Corp before the oil company agreed to be acquired by rival Chevron Corp....
21:26, 04/29/2019

NYC transit cops nab suspected serial killer with the help of smartphones Two transit cops were patrolling the subway in Manhattan Sunday when they spotted Nicholas Brent Gibson, a suspected serial killer, from a photo of him sent to their smartphones....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Australia's export billions go missing, statisticians suspected Australia's export earnings are booming as resource prices surge but a statistical quirk means tens of billions of dollars go missing from main measures of growth, making the economy seem weaker than it actually is....
10:52, 05/13/2019

7 Men In Madhya Pradesh, Suspected To Be Kidnappers, Beaten; 9 Arrested Villagers allegedly thrashed a group of seven men on suspicion they were child lifters in adjoining Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh, an official said on Monday....
10:39, 08/06/2019

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thur...
04:13, 05/31/2019

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday....
03:13, 08/08/2019

Four arrested in Malaysia suspected of plotting Ramadan attacks Malaysian police have detained four men suspected of plotting a wave of killings and attacks in and around the capital during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said on Monday....
13:13, 05/13/2019

23 killed in suspected gang attack at bar in southern Mexico MEXICO CITY — An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf Coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 23 people and injured 13 late Tuesday. The attackers started a fire that ripped through the bar, killing eight women and 15 men. There was no immediate informa...
18:52, 08/28/2019

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating already high tensions between Tehran and Washington....
12:52, 07/05/2019

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.       ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

Eritrean survives suspected racist shooting in Germany A 26-year-old Eritrean was apparently shot from a car by a man who later died, German authorities have said. Police believe the shooting was motivated by far-right extremism....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Suspected subway saboteur speechless as he’s hauled off in cuffs The accused serial subway brake yanker who is being eyed for causing as many as 750 train delays was speechless as he was hauled out of a Manhattan police station in cuffs Friday morning. Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested just before midnight Thursda...
16:39, 05/24/2019

Zimbabwe union leader still missing after suspected abduction Activists fear Peter Magombeyi was kidnapped by state agents for role in doctors’ strikeConcerns are growing for a doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe who remains missing more than 48 hours after his abduction by suspected state security agents.Pe...
21:39, 09/16/2019

Canada manhunt: Suspected killers were let go after being stopped at checkpoint The accused killers at the center of a massive manhunt by Canadian authorities were stopped by safety officers when they blew through a checkpoint in Manitoba last week — but were let go. Teenagers Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky — who are accused o...
04:39, 07/31/2019

Pakistani police kill 9 suspected militants in raid Pakistani police say security forces acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout in the town of Mastung in southwestern Baluchistan province, triggering a shootout that killed nine suspects...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Paris police arrest suspected attack plotters The Paris prosecutor's office says several people, including a minor, have been arrested on suspicion they were preparing an attack possibly targeting French security forces in the near future....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tue...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered for one the men arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS, be detained. A judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and has motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein w...
14:13, 08/01/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman Sailors evacuated from two tankers in distress near the strategic Strait of HormuzTwo oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region wer...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the Middle East's oil is shipped:...
11:52, 06/13/2019

Suspected mountain lion attack injures California boy SAN DIEGO (AP) — California wildlife officers are investigating a suspected mountain lion attack that injured a 4-year-old boy in a San Diego County wilderness park. The Department of Fish and Wildlife says injuries suffered by the boy Monday are not...
20:39, 05/28/2019

3rd suspected suicide in 9 days for New York City police NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer has died after shooting himself in the head, the department’s third suspected suicide in nine days. Police say he was shot around 3:45 p.m. Friday on a Staten Island street. Two off...
04:39, 06/15/2019

Man suspected of Cyprus serial killings 'has confessed in writing' Nikos Metaxas, 35, has reportedly admitted killing five women and two children An army officer suspected of murdering at least seven people in Cyprus reportedly confessed to the serial killings in writing, saying he wanted “to go to prison”.As Scotla...
01:26, 05/02/2019

California man suspected of threatening synagogue free on bond California police have arrested a man suspected of making online threats to shoot up a Jewish temple, saying he had a fascination with Adolf Hitler and planned to emulate a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh and a similar one near San Diego....
10:39, 06/18/2019

Man suspected of killing 13-year-old arrested on drug charges Carlos Rivera, of Lawrence, Mass., was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of distribution of Class B drugs to a minor....
18:26, 05/26/2019

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said Monday that Para Wijaya...
13:13, 07/01/2019

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
08:52, 05/22/2019

Prosecutors: Suspected murder of German politician probably had far-right motive German prosecutors believe there was a far-right background to the suspected murder of a prominent local politician known for his pro-migrant views, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office said on Monday....
16:39, 06/17/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In Christchurch New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in......
14:52, 04/30/2019

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the victims suffered non-life-threateni...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
22:52, 05/28/2019

Driver fatally mows down cyclist he suspected was car thief A Brooklyn man is in custody after fatally running down a cyclist he suspected of breaking into his vehicle, cops said — and a bystander caught the graphic aftermath on video. The unidentified 41-year-old resident spotted a guy allegedly trying...
01:13, 09/03/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members BAGHDAD (AP) — A judiciary spokesman says Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State militants to Turkey. Judge Abdul Sattar Bayraqdar says Wednesday’s handover took place at the Baghdad airport, in the presence of rep...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Jewish man assaulted in suspected hate crime: cops A Jewish man wearing traditional religious attire was assaulted by a group of men yelling racial slurs in Williamsburg, cops said Sunday. The 42-year-old man told police he was walking on Broadway near Lynch Street on Saturday at about 1:15 p.m. when...
23:00, 05/05/2019

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
06:52, 06/21/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In New Zealand New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in......
11:39, 04/30/2019

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter to be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered to detain one of the two men accused of trying to join Islamic State. The judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and says he has the motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yem...
16:13, 08/01/2019

New Zealand police arrest man after finding suspected bomb New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch....
11:52, 04/30/2019

Man suspected of flashing 2 boys in Brooklyn caught on camera This suspected flasher was really ready for his closeup. Surveillance video released Saturday night by cops in Brooklyn shows a well-dressed young man soon after he allegedly flashed two boys, ages 8 and 11, as they walked in Bay Ridge. In the video,...
07:00, 05/19/2019

| New Zealand police arrest man after finding suspected bomb New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Another suspected Israeli strike in Lebanon as war fears intensify Airstrikes against locations tied to Iranian-backed groups in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria in the space of just over a day have raised concerns about a regional conflict...
00:00, 08/27/2019

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the...
00:52, 06/17/2019

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Capital One hacker suspected to have stolen data from 30 other companies The hacker involved in the Capital One data breach may have broken into more than 30 other companies, according to a fresh petition filed by federal prosecutors on August 13. The filing didn’t disclose the companies targeted by the cyber-thief, but s...
09:26, 08/15/2019

Suspected Commonwealth Games DDoS was only a Fortnite update Detailed network security mapping and clear lines of communication allowed Optus to avoid an emergency patching program and quickly identify a suspected attack as a false positive....
09:13, 09/11/2019

Deputy fatally shoots man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida deputy fatally shot a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend. A Broward Sheriff’s Office news release says a veteran sergeant shot 43-year-old Ronny Santana Rodriguez, who was armed with a knif...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Iran says several suspected U.S. spies face possible death sentences Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, state media reported on Tuesday, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran's nuclear program...
13:26, 07/02/2019

Sri Lanka hunts 140 suspected IS militants for Easter bombings Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday promised an exhaustive search for nearly 150 people suspected in the Easter Day suicide attacks that killed hundreds....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Man suspected of pushing a boy onto train tracks in Frankfurt has schizophrenia The man accused of killing a boy by pushing him in front of a train has been moved to a mental hospital, German prosecutors said. The 40-year-old had acted out against his family and a neighbor before fleeing Zurich....
14:26, 08/30/2019

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tip-offs were received by police. Two men have been taken in for questioning, according to German media....
11:00, 07/18/2019

Cyprus finds another victim of suspected serial killer Police in Cyprus found human remains on Sunday in an ongoing investigation into a suspected serial killer thought to have gone on a killing spree that claimed seven victims and went undetected for almost three years....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Sri Lankan authorities in gun battle with suspected bombing terrorists They exchanged gunfire with suspects after attempting to raid a building in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Tip on suspected killers leads to remote Canada, authorities say The manhunt for two young men suspected in the killing of three people in Canada shifted to a remote community of about 500 after police received a tip on the suspects' possible whereabouts, authorities said Monday....
03:52, 07/30/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County...
01:13, 06/28/2019

Suspected would-be cop killer arrested for illegal firearm possession Willie Smith, 40, on Monday was hit with charges including three counts of attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, according to police and city records....
00:39, 06/05/2019

Austrian Doctor Suspected Of Abusing More Than 90 Boys: Officials A doctor in northern Austria faces trial for having allegedly abused at least 95 boys he was treating over more than 15 years, prosecutors said Tuesday....
15:39, 07/23/2019

Body Of Suspected Stowaway Who Fell From Jet 'Landed Next To Sunbather' The body of a suspected stowaway who fell to his death from a Kenya Airways plane landed next to a man sunbathing in his garden in south-west London, a neighbour said....
15:52, 07/02/2019

One dead and eight wounded after suspected knife attack in France Police arrest suspect after stabbings in Villeurbanne, near Lyon, by man wielding skewer and knifeA man wielding a skewer and knife went on the rampage in the French city of Lyon on Saturday, leaving a 19-year-old man dead and eight others injured, t...
11:00, 09/01/2019

At Least 20 Dead in Suspected Arson at Japanese Anime Studio Officials said more people were feared to have been killed in the blaze at Kyoto Animation. Reports said a man had ignited flammable liquid at the studio....
12:52, 07/18/2019

Nicaragua arrests four men suspected of ties to Islamic State Four men with suspected ties to the Islamic State militant group were captured on Tuesday by members of the Nicaraguan armed forces after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, Nicaraguan police said....
03:39, 06/26/2019